Scarlet macaws

Scarlet macaws (Guacamayas, Guacomayos, Ara macao) are the national bird of Honduras, and legendary in Mayan history, especially in what is now western Honduras. There are more ancient scarlet macaw sculptures and artifacts in Copán, Honduras than the rest of the Mayan world.

Also spotted orioles and a blue-crowned motmot.

Scarlet macaws in Copán, Honduras. 

Scarlet macaws in Copán, Honduras. 

 Scarlet macaw in Copán, Honduras. 

 Scarlet macaw in Copán, Honduras. 

Scarlet macaws at the entrance to the archaeological Mayan ruins in Copán, Honduras.

Scarlet macaws at the entrance to the archaeological Mayan ruins in Copán, Honduras.

Scarlet macaw in Copán, Honduras. 

Scarlet macaw in Copán, Honduras. 

 Scarlet macaw in Copán, Honduras. 

 Scarlet macaw in Copán, Honduras. 

Scarlet macaw in flight. 

Scarlet macaw in flight.